Cargo Airlines

Cargo Airlines

News coverage of domestic and international cargo airlines, price and freight indexes, cargo airports and more.

Commentary

Nightmare scenarios are occurring all day, every day at the two biggest U.S. container ports, and the customers receiving some of the worst service are among the nation's largest shippers.

News & Analysis

08 Apr 2015
Russia’s AirBridgeCargo Airlines boosted freight tonnage by 20 percent in the first quarter as its rapidly expanding international network offset the impact of sanctions and an economic downturn in its domestic market.
26 Mar 2015
Air freight carried by Asian carriers grew by a solid 12.8 percent in the first two months of the year compared to the same period in 2014, according to data from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).
Qatar Airways Cargo
23 Mar 2015
Qatar Airways Cargo is launching a freighter service between its Doha hub and Los Angeles International Airport, its fourth all-cargo service to the U.S.
18 Mar 2015
Martinair, Air France-KLM’s all-cargo unit, announced it is laying off 330 employees, including 110 pilots, as it downsizes its freighter fleet in a bid to return to profitability.
18 Mar 2015
Cathay Pacific reported a 20 percent increase in net profit for 2014 as a strong second half recovery in the cargo market helped drive up earnings to $403 million.
17 Mar 2015
The government of Hong Kong has approved the building of a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), announcing that it would fund the $18.2 billion expansion through internal funds, external borrowings and higher user fees.
16 Mar 2015
Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair carried almost 30 percent more cargo in February than during the same month last year as the Hong Kong-based airlines added capacity to cope with the lunar new year surge in demand.
15 Mar 2015
The air cargo industry is in a difficult transformation period as it struggles to adapt to a changing cargo mix and rising demands from customers for better shipment visibility and a more reliable service.
Lufthansa Cargo
12 Mar 2015
Lufthansa Cargo’s operating profit surged nearly 27 percent in 2014. The German carrier remained in the black for the fifth consecutive year despite a weak global air freight market that has pushed many of its rivals into the red.
11 Mar 2015
Ericsson head of distribution logistics Robert Mellin took a swing at the air cargo industry that he said was delivering service levels well below expectations and was failing to evolve at the same pace as other modes of transport.